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"those of us who've seen miracles know how to ask. / if you've asked, do you love me, i almost certainly / don't love you." This meditative, musically attentive collection explores the confounding nature of intimate relationships. stephanie roberts's poetic expression is often irreverent, unapologetic, and infused with humour that can take surprisingly grave turns. rushes ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published July 2nd 2020 by McGill-Queen's University Press
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Annick MacAskill
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A moving and poignant book of poetry, in which roberts exhibits tremendous range in both form and tone. Easily one of the finest poetry titles out this spring.
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Doux, amer, fracassant. Lu d’un bout à l’autre sans arrêter.
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stephanie roberts is the Québec-based author of the poetry collection rushes from the river disappoinment (McGill-Queen's University Press 2020) an A.M. Klein Poetry Book Prize finalist. A prize-winning poet, and multiple Pushcart Prize nominee, her work has been featured in numerous periodicals and anthologies in North America and Europe. She was born in Central America and grew up in Brooklyn, N ...more

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